Commanding a magnificent position between the Blackdown and Quantock hills in the countryside a couple of miles from Taunton is the Mount Somerset Hotel and Spa.
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"I have the simplest tastes. I am always satisfied with the best." Oscar Wilde
"Next to excellence is the appreciation of it." William Makepeace Thackery
"If I cannot do great things, I can do small things in a great way" Martin Luther King Jr.
"I do the very best I know how, the very best I can, and I mean to keep on doing so until the end." Abraham Lincoln
"We don’t get a chance to do that many things, and every one should be really excellent. Because this is our life." Steve Jobs
So IX Magazine attended the Goodwood Revival again this summer and once again it delivered a sizzling slice of a glorious age, an anachronistic extravaganza, a fantasy of Britain from a bygone age, enhanced by imagination, wealthy sponsors and superb organisation.
Alex Thomson is a British Sailor, and one of the most talented yachtsmen of his generation. Already the youngest ever sailor to win a round the world race, Thomson has three world records to his name.
It was a bitterly cold morning in the southern Bulgarian ski town of Bansko and the instant coffee on the balcony had chilled at an alarming pace. In the distance the vague plumes of steam could be seen coming from the figure of a muscular brown horse pulling a cart.
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Dawn was just breaking in Yerevan, Armenia and the sun was starting to filter through the high rise buildings in the centre illuminating the mish mash of streets and buildings. The only people walking the street at 5.30 am were the unlucky few.
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In celebration of a common heritage and shared values, Selfridges is teaming up with Morgan to celebrate the launch of the car manufacturer’s first zero emission, all-electric car with a worldwide exclusive collaboration
Hampshire-based Hunton Yachts are adding the XRS54 to its range of luxury cruisers after almost a decade in the works and with an upcoming launch imminent, the latest addition to the Hunton stable represents a new breed of luxury cruiser.
Last night I watched agog as Bill Bailey performed his new live show, Limboland, at Glive (or “galive” as he calls it) in Guildford. The sheer raw talent, skill, energy and technique was quite awe inspiring.
I have been a fan of good Cognac since I toured around France learning from some of the finest sommeliers to appreciate the different ages and blends. So I was delighted when Rémy Martin invited me out to visit their cellars for the launch of the new unremittingly exclusive L’Odyssée d’un Roi.
Hunton Yachts are one of the truly great British luxury brands.
Uruguay’s Punta del Este is a stunning, multi-faceted city with glorious beaches, elegant seaside homes and plush yachts. It is often likened to the Hamptons or St Tropez, a place for the glamorous and famous to party, where hotel rooms in the high season can cost upwards of $1000 per night.
Bentley just launched three brand spanking new Mulsannes, the Mulsanne Consummate, the Mulsanne Speed and the first ever Mulsanne Extended Wheelbase. So where on earth could you go to test these big guys?
The Cotswolds represent the British countryside at its best, an idyll that is portrayed in so many films and articles. An added bonus is that we have some of the most luxurious country house hotels where you can find all the creature comforts, together with delicious food. You can chill out in
RocketSpace today announced plans to open a state-of-the-art campus in London, designed specifically for high-growth tech startups.
An industry once viewed as the pinnacle of ultimate luxury and the preserve of the ultra-wealthy, rich and famous, flying by private jet is now a reality for the mainstream traveller after Stratajet, the world’s first real-time private jet booking platform, held a launch in The City of London la
It is always the way, to find the best you have to seek it out. That is quite a job when you are looking for a ski chalet in the world’s largest ski area which comprises
McLaren launched the brand new and exciting 570GT in Geneva today, but they gave a lucky few a sneak preview over a month ago at the Hurlingham club.
The Ski amadé pass covers a vast area with some 25 ski resorts south of Salzburg where there are some relatively famous resorts including Schladming and Gastein resorts.
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Promenading along the waterfront in a Mediterranean resort is one of the joys of life, that special light, the dreamy atmosphere, the cafés and other distractions all make for an emotive and memorable experience.
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Jewellery buyers have become increasingly discerning in the last few years and with that knowledge comes a desire for stones of the highest quality.